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Google: 2FA will be pushed, because it works

Google is about to push two-factor authentication further.    The company is now prompting users to enroll in two-step verification, and soon will be automatically enrolling users.        

This is known to work.  According to Microsoft, 99.9% of the compromised accounts it tracks every month did not use multi-factor authentication.   Only 11% of all enterprise accounts use a MFA solution overall.

Why do we care?

So, we have a solution to compromised accounts but it’s not being used.      That’s essentially the story.     How much longer until it’s required everywhere – like it should be?   

That 99.9% stat alone should be reason to have every customer you service enforce 2FA.     If it were me, I wouldn’t be servicing any customer who didn’t allow me to enforce it.